Nigeria at the Olympics

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Nigeria was first at the Olympic Games in 1952. They have been in every Summer Olympic Games since then, except for the boycotted 1976 Summer Olympics. The nation has never been in the Winter Olympic Games.

The National Olympic Committee for Nigeria was formed in 1951.

Medalists[change | change source]

Medal Name Games Sport Event
33 Bronze Nojim Maiyegun 1964 Tokyo Boxing Men's light middleweight
33 Bronze Isaac Ikhouria 1972 Munich Boxing Men's light heavyweight
22 Silver Peter Konyegwachie 1984 Los Angeles Boxing Men's featherweight
33 Bronze Sunday Uti, Moses Ugbusien, Rotimi Peters, Innocent Egbunike 1984 Los Angeles Athletics Men's 4×400 metre relay
22 Silver Olapade Adeniken, Davidson Ezinwa, Chidi Imoh, Oluyemi Kayode, Osmond Ezinwa 1992 Barcelona Athletics Men's 4×100 metre relay
22 Silver David Izonritei 1992 Barcelona Boxing Men's heavyweight
22 Silver Richard Igbineghu 1992 Barcelona Boxing Men's super heavyweight
33 Bronze Beatrice Utondu, Christy Opara-Thompson, Mary Onyali, Faith Idehen 1992 Barcelona Athletics Women's 4×100 metre relay
11 Gold Chioma Ajunwa 1996 Atlanta Athletics Women's long jump
11 Gold Daniel Amokachi, Emmanuel Amuneke, Tijjani Babangida, Celestine Babayaro, Emmanuel Babayaro, Teslim Fatusi, Victor Ikpeba, Dosu Joseph, Nwankwo Kanu, Garba Lawal, Abiodun Obafemi, Kingsley Obiekwu, Uche Okechukwu, Jay-Jay Okocha, Sunday Oliseh, Mobi Oparaku, Wilson Oruma, Taribo West 1996 Atlanta Football Men's competition
22 Silver Olabisi Afolabi, Fatima Yusuf, Charity Opara, Falilat Ogunkoya 1996 Atlanta Athletics Women's 4×400 metre relay
33 Bronze Mary Onyali 1996 Atlanta Athletics Women's 200 metres
33 Bronze Falilat Ogunkoya 1996 Atlanta Athletics Women's 400 metres
33 Bronze Duncan Dokiwari 1996 Atlanta Boxing Men's super heavyweight
22 Silver Glory Alozie 2000 Sydney Athletics Women's 100 metre hurdles
22 Silver Nduka Awazie, Fidelis Gadzama, Clement Chukwu, Jude Monye, Sunday Bada, Enefiok Udo-Obong 2000 Sydney Athletics Men's 4×400 metre relay
22 Silver Ruth Ogbeifo 2000 Sydney Weightlifting Women's 75 kg
33 Bronze Olusoji Fasuba, Uchenna Emedolu, Aaron Egbele, Deji Aliu 2004 Athens Athletics Men's 4×100 metre relay
33 Bronze James Godday, Musa Audu, Saul Weigopwa, Enefiok Udo-Obong 2004 Athens Athletics Men's 4×400 metre relay
22 Silver Olubayo Adefemi, Dele Adeleye, Oluwafemi Ajilore, Efe Ambrose, Victor Anichebe, Onyekachi Apam, Emmanuel Ekpo, Ikechukwu Ezenwa, Promise Isaac, Monday James, Sani Kaita, Chinedu Obasi, |Victor Nsofor Obinna, Peter Odemwingie, Chibuzor Okonkwo, Solomon Okoronkwo, Oladapo Olufemi, Ambruse Vanzekin 2008 Beijing Football Men's competition
33 Bronze Chika Chukwumerije 2008 Beijing Taekwondo Men's +80 kg
33 Bronze Blessing Okagbare 2008 Beijing Athletics Women's long jump
33 Bronze Franca Idoko, Gloria Kemasuode, Halimat Ismaila, Oludamola Osayomi, Agnes Osazuwa (heats only) 2008 Beijing Athletics Women's 4x100 metre relay

References[change | change source]

  • "Nigeria Olympic Committee Inc". International Olympic Committee. Retrieved 2011-06-13.